Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Efforts on to find treatment

DU offers legal aid to tortured teacher Rumana With no treatment available in Bangladesh and India to restore Rumana Manzur’s eyesight, her family is now approaching eye specialists in developed countries hoping to find some treatment for her eyes there. “We are contacting hospitals and eye specialists abroad. They might do something in a complicated situation like ... Read more

She sees daughter touching, talking

She was too tired to be visited by anyone else; she has had enough of visitors in her hospital cabin since morning. But she could not hold back her excitement sensing the presence of her daughter around her bed. “Have you come, ma?” She stretched her arms to touch her child. “Where are you?” Rumana ... Read more

All she wants is punishment

Rumana weeps, tells how she forgave husband upon numerous tortures After doctors in Bangladesh and India have failed to restore Rumana Manzur’s eyesight, the Dhaka University teacher now has just one option open: waiting for a miracle. “I don’t know what will happen with my eyes. Now everything depends on Allah,” a crying Rumana said ... Read more

Rumana returns, sees nothing

“He has made my world dark. I can’t see my daughter.” This was Dhaka University teacher Rumana Manzur lamenting before the media on her return from India yesterday after doctors expressed little hope of her getting back the eyesight. “I came home [from Canada] after nine months to see my daughter. But I could not ... Read more

It’s untrue, nonsense

Rumana’s friends, acquaintances in Canada trash assaulter husband’s allegation against her The accusation of infidelity made by Rumana Manzur’s husband is “nonsense,” and is an attempt to damage her reputation, her friends at her university in Canada and the Bangladeshi community there have said. “I was shocked to learn that the untrue claims were made ... Read more

No ray of light

Rumana likely to return home tomorrow as doctors in India find no cure for her eyes Dhaka University Assistant Professor Rumana Manzur is expected to return from India tomorrow as doctors there have said there is little chance for her to get back eyesight, family sources said. A medical board in Sankara Nethralaya, an eye ... Read more